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Rex Tillerson

Trump dismissed Tillerson from his position as Secretary of State on March 13, 2018, making his tenure one of the shortest in recent history

Rex Tillerson

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rex_Tillerson

Rex Wayne Tillerson (born March 23, 1952) is an American government official and former energy executive, who served as the 69th United States Secretary of State under President Donald Trump. Originally a civil engineer, Tillerson joined Exxon in 1975. He rose to become chairman and chief executive officer of ExxonMobil, holding that position from 2006 until 2017, when he left to join the Trump Administration.

Tillerson began his career as a civil engineer and holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. By 1989 he had become general manager of the Exxon USA central production division. In 1995 he became president of Exxon Yemen Inc. and Esso Exploration and Production Khorat Inc. In 2006 Tillerson was elected chair and chief executive of Exxon, the world's sixth largest company by revenue.Tillerson retired from Exxon effective January 1, 2017. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

Tillerson is a long-time volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America and earned the rank of Eagle Scout. From 2010 to 2012 he was the national president of the Boy Scouts, its highest non-executive position. He is a long-time contributor to Republican campaigns, but did not donate to Donald Trump's presidential campaign. In 2014, Tillerson, who had made business deals on behalf of Exxon with President Vladimir Putin of Russia, opposed the sanctions against Russia. He has previously been the director of the joint United States-Russia oil company Exxon Neftegas.

Tillerson joined the Trump administration on February 1, 2017. Trump dismissed Tillerson from his position as Secretary of State on March 13, 2018, making his tenure one of the shortest in recent history. Trump stated that he would nominate Mike Pompeo to replace Tillerson. Tillerson's term officially ends March 31, 2018; Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan serves as acting secretary until a replacement is sworn in

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